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Mar 7, 2012 4:00am EST
>>> the votes are in. mitt romney wins a hotly contested ohio primary. but rick santorum racks up three super tuesday victories of his own. >> as it looks right now, we're going to get at least a couple of gold medals and a whole basket full of silver medals. >> i stand ready to lead our party, and i stand ready to lead our nation to prosperity. >>> pressing for peace. president obama takes on the gop candidates saying there's more time to find a solution to the iranian nuclear threat. >> those folks don't have a lot of responsibilities. they're not commander in chief. >>> and manning gets sacked in a cost cutting move shall the indianapolis colts will send the cost cutting move shall the indianapolis colts will send the star quarterback packing. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, march 7, 2012. >>> good morning everybody. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. it is the morning after super tuesday and the one thing we know for sure, the slug-fest for the republican presidential nomination won't be over any time soon. they were toe to toe b
CBS
Mar 21, 2012 4:30am EDT
after sailing to an easy win in the land of lincoln, mitt romney takes aim at president obama. >> it's time to say these words. this word -- enough. we've had enough. >>> search for the shooter. french police exchange gunfire with a gunman suspected in the deadly attack at a jewish school. >>> and earthquake in mexico. no fatalities but some serious damage after a powerful quake rocks southern mexico. >> everything started shaking. the windows were shaking. i sat on the floor. it was very scary. >>> this is the "cbs morning it was very scary. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for wednesday, march 21, captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, and thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. the next republican primary is saturday in louisiana. rick santorum is pinning his hopes on a strong showing there after getting trounced by mitt romney in yesterday's illinois vote. romney rode a wave of tv advertising to a decisive double-digit win in illinois. romney outspent his opponent 7-1 in tv ads and grabbed his third primary victory in a row. cbs news estimates romney won 41 of the 5
CBS
Mar 20, 2012 4:00am PDT
. mitt romney pushes for a big win as rick santorum is put on the defensive. >> my canneddy dacy doesn't hinge on whether the employment rate goes up or down. >>> and the investigation opens. the justice department and the fbi decide to look into the shoots of an unarmed african-american teenager in florida. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. not round of severe weather pounding the nation. it's not over yet. last night a tornado touched down southwest of san antonio. at least 50 homes were damaged in the small towns of divine and natalia. so far no injuries are reported but there are unconfirmed reports of people trapped in mobile homes. the storm system also brought heavy rain and flooding to parts of texas and oklahoma where much of the state is under a flash flood watch. more potentially dangerous weather is forecast for today, louisiana, arkansas, missouri, and into wisconsin. >>> mitt romney is hoping for a knockout punch in today's high-stak high-stakes. santorum was forced to skplamt his position on unemployment.
CBS
Mar 8, 2012 4:30am EST
calls by rick santorum to drop out of the race. both want to go head to head with mitt romney. romney has time and the delegate counts on his side. cbs estimates romney now has 391 delegates, more than double his closest competitor. tyler suiters is in washington with more. tyler, goodmorning to you. >>> terrell, good morning as well. >> kansas, alabama, mississippi. if rick santorum wins all of these three upcoming states and there's a chance he could, by this time next week we could have a two-man race. rick santorum told supporters in jackson, mississippi, next week's primary could be a game changer. >> if we win mississippi, this will be a two-person race. >> santorum is battling with newt gingrich to win over conservative voters and emerge as mitt romney's lone rival. the former pennsylvania senator has consistently split that base with gingrich allowing romney to win in michigan and ohio, key states. santorum is stopping short of calling for gingrich to drop out of the race. >> if he wants to get out, i'm all for that. >> newt gingrich says that won't happen. >> we're staying in
CBS
Mar 29, 2012 4:30am EDT
. >>> end game? as the gop candidates battle for votes, mitt romney is picking up a pair of key endorsements. >>> midair meltdown. criminal charges have been filed against the jetblue pilot who had to be restrained by passengers. this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, march 29, 2012. >>> good morning, everybody, and thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >>> we begin with the investigation into the shooting death of florida teen trayvon martin. the father of george zimmerman, the neighborhood watch volunteer who shot the unarmed teenager, says his son was trying to protect himself. in an interview with the fox affiliate in orlando, robert zimmerman says martin confronted his son, quote, trayvon martin then got on top of him and started beating him in his face, in his nose and hitting his head on the concrete. >> he continued to beat george, and at some point george pulled his pistol and did what he did. >> but zimmerman appeared uninjured in this surveillance video, obtained by abc news. zimmerman is seen being led through the sanford police station after martin was shot
CBS
Mar 22, 2012 4:00am PDT
shot and killed an unarmed black teenager. >> my son was screaming for his life. >>> mitt romney campaign is all shook up as he's forced to claim a comment by a staffer. >>> and feeling the pain. the nfl tackles bounty hunting with a big hit on the new orleans saints. >> we have a serious violation of an existing rule that threatens the health and welfare of our players. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, march 22, 2012. >>> good morning. i'm betty nguyen. >>> we begin with the outcry over the shooting of an unarmed black teenager in florida. the neighborhood watch man who shot the teen has not been arrested for last month's shooting. here in new york a demonstration was held in memory of trayvon manuel gallegus was there. >> reporter: a crowd of supporters surrounded the parents of 17-year-old trayvon martin as they left a rally in manhattan's union square. it was hectic but peaceful. supporters are calling for justice for the teen who was shot dead by a man in his florida gated community. >> it was a travesty what happened to this young man. i want to show solidar
CBS
Mar 12, 2012 4:00am PDT
2012 in tomorrow's possibly decisive primaries in alabama and mississippi, on saturday, mitt romney won the caucuses in wyoming. adding to his lead in delegates. rick santorum scored a landslide victory in the kansas caucuses. it's tomorrow's votes in the deep south that could be a game changer. nancy cordes has our report. >> i like grits. >> it started on thursday in mississippi when mitt romney professed a newfound love for southern cuisine. >> i got started right with a biscuit and some cheesy grits. delicious. >> that led newt gingrich who called georgia home for 40 years to stir the pot in alabama. >> unlike one of my competitors, i have had grits before. [ laughter ] if you don't understand grits, there's a pretty high likelihood you don't understand the rest of the south either. >> rick santorum stayed out of the food fight but he came to mississippi today hungry for votes. why should a southern voter go for you as opposed to newt gingrich? >> i understand there's some regional appeal for congressman gingrich. but he's won two states out of, what, 25 races so far. he's finished
CBS
Mar 19, 2012 4:00am EDT
through. >>> march to illinois. mitt romney and rick santorum hope to score big in tomorrow's key midwest primary. >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, march 19, 2012. >>> good morning, everybody, good to be with you. i'm tyrell brown. it's the last full day of winter but for most of the country it already feel like spring, in some places summer. temperature could hit record highs from the northern plains to the east coast today. but winter's end isn't just mild, it's turning wild. today the nation's mid section is on alert for a new bout of severe weather. funnel clouds were spotted sunday evening in southwestern oklahoma. these storms lasted just a few minutes and only damaged some power lines. another tornado was reported in nebraska. it damaged at least two homes but no injuries were reported. tornado warnings were up in central ohio sunday when cameras caught this, a bolt of lightning striking near downtown columbus. today severe thunderstorms are in the forecast for an area extending from south texas to the northeast. the threat of tornadoes is greatest in central
CBS
Mar 13, 2012 4:30am EDT
nearly 100 delegates up for grabs. mitt romney wants to close the deal. rick santorum is looking to gain some momentum and newt gingrich may need a win to stay in the race. we have more. >> good morning, terrell. at this stage of the game, the remaining candidates are clawing for any possible advantage. you will begin seeing strategies evolve, and right now the man with the most improved is newt gingrich. during his final push for votes, newt gingrich told them he's in the race for the long haul. >> i do not believe the other two candidates can beat obama and i believe it's the most important race of our lifetime, and i will not leave the field. >> reporter: gingrich's strategy has been the focus of southern states. the latest poll shows he's in a fight for first and second in both alabama and mississippi going into primary days. rick santorum supporters have called for gingrich to drop sought so the conservative base can rally behind the former pennsylvania senator. santorum says it's time for this to be a two-man race. >> whether he pulls it out or not, where does he go from here.
CBS
Mar 6, 2012 4:30am EST
race between mitt romney and rick santorum a virtual tie. good news for romney who erased a double-digit deficit. in virginia romney stands a good chance of capturing all 46 delegates. tyler suiters is in arlington. he joins us now. good morning, tyler. >> reporter: betty, good morning to you as well. mitt romney also has an excellent chance of taking all the delegates in massachusetts, a state where he serves as governor, and in nearby vermont. it's different stakes for different candidates, and it's clear today's voting could reshape the rest of the republican presidential race. mitt romney campaigned hard across ohio hours before the polls opened, asking voters in youngstown to carry him to victory on super tuesday. >> get out and vote. thank you so much. >> reporter: romney is locked in a dead heat there with rick santorum. the former pennsylvania senator had a lead there, but it started to fade after romney's three-state sweep last week. santorum admits a win in ohio is crucial. >> i would make the argument thal it may not be make or break. it's going to be a huge, huge deal.
CBS
Mar 28, 2012 4:00am EDT
wisconsin's primary shows gingrich's tubls, who badly trails mitt romney, santorum and ron paul. >>> mitt romney was jay leno's guest last night. he said he would be happy to have rick santorum serve in his administration. >> rick santorum is a good guy. he's running a good campaign. we have some differences in background and the differences on some issues, but basically a good guy. you know, i'm happy with him saying that he'd like to be part of an administration with me. nothing wrong with that. if he's the vp, that's better. >> asked about health care romney said he would maintain parts of the national health care law that protects children with those with preexisting health conditions. >>> coming up on the "morning news" a medical milestone. doctors in maryland perform the most extensive face transplant ever. >>> first, though, scott pelley has a preview of tonight's "cbs evening news". >>> the pentagon calls it a breakthrough to save lives. why after 18 years and $120 million has the military never used it? find out tonight on the "cbs evening news." to bite my chocolaty ears off.t w
CBS
Mar 26, 2012 4:30am EDT
louisiana primary but still remains far behind-m romney in the delegate count. speaking in wisconsin yesterday, santorum got into a verbal scuffle with a reporter from "the new york times." it started when santorum told voters romney was uniquely unqualified to be the gop nominee. >> pick any other republican in the country. he is the worst republican in it the country to put up against barack obama. >> when pressed about his claim that romney was the worst republican to run against the president, santorum lashed out saying, quote, i said he is uniquely disqualified to run against barack obama on the issue of health care. quit distorting my words, if i see it, it's expletive. if you can't figure it out, you can watch the exclusive video on "cbs this morning." >>> the u.s. has compensated vichlz killed during a shooting rampage in afghanistan. army sergeant robert bales is charged with killing 17 people, 9 children in two afghan villages. the u.s. paid $50,000 for each villager killed and $11,000 for each person wounded. >>> it was one month ago today that unarmed florida teenager tra
CBS
Mar 14, 2012 4:00am PDT
states. newt gingrich who pinned his hopes on a southern resurgence, came in a close second. mitt romney was third in both contests but maintains a huge lead in delegates. duarte geraldino is in washington with details on all of this. good morning. >> good morning, betty. mitt romney's performance exposes an achilles heel in his campaign. rick santorum is trying to capitalize on that weakness. and gingrich is trying to show that he is still a viable contender. rick santorum pulled off a southern sweep tuesday. >> we did it again. >> he told supporters in louisiana they'll keep his momentum going. >> next week, we'll come back here and we expect a huge win. >> santorum won mississippi and alabama tuesday night with the help of conservative voters and women. the former pennsylvania senator says the results will reshape the republican field. >> santorum and newt gingrich continue to split the conservative vote. despite losing, the former speaker said he has no plans to drop out and this race is far from over. >> one of the things tonight proved is that the elite media's effort to convince t
CBS
Mar 30, 2012 4:30am EDT
top republican, wisconsin congressman paul ryan, is expected to endorse mitt romney. the wisconsin primary is on tuesday. the endorsement could come as early as today. yesterday romney picked up endorsement of former president george h.w. bush. the president said, it's time for republicans to get united. >>> colorado firefighters are making progress fighting a deadly wildfire south of denver. that fire which flared monday is now 45% contained. at least 4100 acres have been burned and 27 homes destroyed or damaged. watch and listen, though, to this dramatic video of a family making a run for their lives on monday. >> where's mom? what are you stopping for? >> some evacuees have been allowed to return back home. an elderly couple, though, has been found dead in the fire zone and another woman is still missing. >>> the co-pilot of jetblue flight 191 is keeping a low profile right now. jason dowd's quick actions after tapping clayton osbon's bizarre rampage have some people calling him a hero. and as susan mcginnis tells us, his family is not surprised. >> reporter: the family of the j
CBS
Mar 23, 2012 4:00am EDT
primary. a poll released wednesday finds rick santorum with a substantial lead over mitt romney. newt gingrich is in third. >>> a coroner's report says whitney houston was a chronic cocaine user and that played a major role in her death. preliminary autopsy results show houston drowned in her hotel bathtub with cocaine in her system and that heart disease of a contributing factor. ♪ >> reporter: almost six weeks after whitney houston's death, we finally know what killed the 48-year-old grammy-winning singer. >> the department of coroner has concluded its investigation into the death of miss whitney houston. the final cause of death has been established as drowning due to atheroscleer on theic heart disease and cocaine disease. >> reporter: houston's body was found the evening before the grammy awards, submerged in the bathtub of her beverly hills hotel room. investigates found several prescriptions in her room. toxicology results show she had cocaine in her system. >> cocaine indicated an acute use and it appeared that the cocaine had been used in the time period just probably
CBS
Mar 1, 2012 4:00am PST
up for a public referendum on the november ballot. >>> republican presidential candidate mitt romney has reversed his position on a senate bill that would exempt employers from a white house rule requiring free birth control coverage. the senate is scheduled to vote on senator roy blunt's amendment today. it would allow employers to deny insurance coverage based on moral objections. yesterday romney said he opposed the measure. >> i'm not for the bill but look the idea of presidential candidates getting into questions about contraception within a relationship between a man and a woman, husband and wife, i'm not going there. >> later, he said he didn't understand the question saying "i thought he was talking about some state law that prevented people from getting contraception, so i misunderstood the question and of course, i support the blunt amendment." >>> today romney and the other presidential hopefuls are gearing up for next week's super tuesday primaries. 419 delegates will be up for grabs. this week's michigan primary, romney won 13 and rick santorum 11. six will be allocated
CBS
Mar 16, 2012 4:00am EDT
languages but we have a common language. that's what i was saying yesterday. >> mitt romney will be in puerto rico today after fundraising in illinois which holds its primary on tuesday. ron paul is in missouri. that contest is on saturday. newt gingrich is in louisiana. betty, that contest is in a week. >> susan mcginnis in washington for us. thank you. >>> recovery efforts are under way this morning in southeast michigan where at least three reported tornadoes significantly damaged more than 100 homes. the slow-moving storm struck early thursday evening. along with hail and heavy rain, it destroyed at least 13 homes, downed trees and power lines. the small rural town of dexter west of detroit was hit hardest. >> shut the door and prayed and held hands and stuff. we kept calling our husbands and telling them not to come home. >> search crews are going door to door. so far, there are no reports of serious injury. >>> the united states and afghanistan is growing more complicated. on thursday, the taliban broke off reconciliation talks and afghanistan's president called for nato to immed
CBS
Mar 9, 2012 4:30am EST
last stand. the south has not been kind to mitt romney who is still trying to win over conservative voters. tyler suiters is in washington with more. >> good morning to you. days after campaigning hard in ohio, the republican frontrunners are now trying to sway southern voters. with that in mind, rick santorum is calling alabama the heart of conservatism and mitt romney says he's becoming an unofficial southerner. >> how are you doing? >> mitt romney tried to win over southern voters as he campaigned along mississippi's gulf coast. >> i'm learning to say y'all. i like grits. >> he didn't do well in the south four years ago and admits he has an uphill battle. he picked up a key endorsement from mississippi's governor and trying to tap into issues. impacting the local economy, blaming president obama for rising gas prices. >> this is in part his fault. this is a guy who slowed down as i'm sure you know the licensing and permitting of off shore rigs, of on-shore drilling. >> newt gingrich's campaign says the former speaker needs wins in alabama and mississippi to stay competitive. ging
CBS
Mar 2, 2012 4:30am EST
morning, betty. though romney won michigan, he did survive narrow margin. santorum's camp says that marginal victory was only possible because of a last-minute rule change. rick santorum told supporters in spokane, washington, they'll help reenergize his campaign during its caucuses tomorrow. >> we're real excited about our chances in washington today. we think we can surprise a lot of people. >> santorum lost to mitt romney in michigan on tuesday. he says he should have been awarded half of the state's 30 delegates. michigan republicans gave romney an extra delegate saying there was cop fusion over new rules agreed to in february and a correction was made on wednesday. >> good 'ol boy network. change the rules after the game so they can win. that's pathetic. >> santorum is leading romney in the polls. though both campaign there today, ohio is a priority because it's a swing state in the general election. >> what a warm welcome. >> while campaigning in north dakota, romney says he's the candidate that can win in november. >> if i become the nominee, i'll beat barack obama and take a
CBS
Mar 5, 2012 4:00am EST
season. a just released nbc news poll finds mitt romney leading rick santorum nationally among republican voters. while 40% of all voters say the bruising primary battle has left them with a less favorable opinion about the gop. drew levinson has our report. >> reporter: the gop front-runner went to georgia sunday where he served up pancakes. >> not every day you get served by the next president sniept and promise. >> mitt romney again ignored his republican rivals and attacked president obama. >> he's been in office for three years. i'm still waiting to hear what his jobs plan is. how he's going to make america more competitive, how he's going to put us back to work. >> georgia offers the most delegates and it's newt gingrichter toir. the former house speaker served the state in congress. he says it's a must win. >> you lose all credibility if the folks who know you best repudiate you. >> rick santorum also expects to do well in the south but says he and gingrich are after the same conservative voters. >> it's always harder when you have two conservative candidates running in
CBS
Mar 2, 2012 4:00am EST
people. >> santorum lost to mitt romney in washington on tuesday. he says he should have been awarded half of the state's 30 delegates. they gave romney an extra delegate saying there was cop fusion over new rules agreed to in february and a correction was made on wednesday. >> good 'ol boy network. change the rules after the game so they can win. that's pathetic. >> santorum is leading romney in the polls. ohio is a priority because it's a swing state in the general election. >> what a warm welcome. >> while campaigning in north dakota, romney says he's the candidate that can win in november. >> if i become the nominee, i'll beat barack obama and take america back. >> romney is looking to extend his lead next week. ten states in more than 400 delegates are up for grabs on super tuesday. newt gingrich admits there's a lot at stake in georgia. the state he served in as congressman. >> i have to win georgia. i think to be credible in the race. >> while the gop candidates battle to become the republican nominee. president obama is stocking his war chest. he spent thursday fundraising in
CBS
Mar 26, 2012 4:00am EDT
times." it started when santorum told voters romney was uniquely unqualified to be the gop nominee. >> pick any other republican in the country. he is the worst republican in the country. to put up against barack obama. >> when pressed about his claim that romney was the worst republican to run against the president, santorum lashed out saying, i said he is uniquely disqualified to run against barack obama on the issue of health care. quit distorting my words, if i see it, it's expletive. if you can't figure it out, you can watch the exclusive video on "cbs this morning." >>> the u.s. is confident t, ros accused of killing 17 in afghan villages. >>> it was one month ago today that unarmed florida teenager trayvon martin was killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer. the shooting has sparked protests across the country. today martin's parents will attend a city commission meeting in sanford, florida, to discuss the case. randall pinkston reports. >> we say peace! >> reporter: the city of sanford, florida, black and white, came together in peace sunday evening around the shooting deat
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